Business & Entrepreneurship Department

Begin Your Journey in Business and Entrepreneurship

The Business and Entrepreneurship Department at Pitt Community College prepares students to be the changemakers of tomorrow. We will teach you the skills you need to start your own business, launch innovative products, and lead successful teams. We also offer a pathway to East Carolina University and other four-year universities, ensuring that our graduates can continue their education and reach their full potential. 

Our department is dedicated to promoting economic development, lifelong learning, and workforce development in our community. We believe that everyone deserves to have access to quality education and training, regardless of their background or circumstances, and we are committed to using innovative methods to create a more equitable and prosperous future for all.  

Why should I pursue a business or entrepreneurship degree?

A business degree, financial services degree, or entrepreneurship degree will teach you about a wide range of business topics, including accounting, marketing, management, and economics. This knowledge will give you the foundation you need to succeed in any business setting.

You will also develop your critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as communication and teamwork skills. These are essential tools for any business professional and will grant you a competitive edge in the job market.

Finally, a financial services degree, business degree, or entrepreneurship degree can help you start your own business. If you have always dreamed of being your own boss, a business and entrepreneurship degree will give you the skills and knowledge you need to make your dream a reality.

Why Choose Pitt Community College for a Business or Entrepreneurship Degree?

At PCC, we provide the variety and flexibility you need to finish your business or entrepreneurship degree. We offer several associate degree and certificate programs in:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing

We also know that you are busy juggling professional and personal obligations, so we make it easier to study on your time. Courses are offered full- and part-time, on campus and online. You can choose what fits best within your schedule.

You will also learn from friendly, expert faculty. All faculty in the business and entrepreneurship division have MBAs or related master’s degrees. Many have relevant work experience as well. And you will get the personalized attention you deserve.

Outside of the classroom, you will be supported by caring staff. You will be aided by faculty advisors who are familiar with all departmental programs, and we have two in-house success navigators who help our students.  

Career Opportunities for Business and Entrepreneurship Graduates 

An associate degree in business administration is a solid investment in your future. Not only will you be able to enter the workforce sooner, but you will also be better prepared to transfer to a four-year institution if you decide to further your education. And with the rising cost of college, an associate degree can save you thousands of dollars in tuition. 

In addition to the financial benefits, an associate degree in business administration can also lead to higher earnings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with an associate degree earn an average of $48,776 per year, which is significantly more than the average earnings for people with a high school diploma. 

And if you are looking for a degree that will set you up for success in the ever-changing business world, an associate degree in business administration is a great option. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including accounting, marketing, management, and economics. This gives you the skills you need to succeed in a variety of business settings. 

So, if you are looking for a degree that will give you a solid foundation in business and the potential to earn a high income, an associate degree in business administration is a great option. 

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